Hazaribagh – National Park In Jharkhand
Located at an altitude of 615 m in the state of Jharakhand, Hazaribagh National Park is one of the best options to explore wildlife population in the eastern India. This park is full with natural lure and enchanting wildlife population.
The park is set up in a undulating landscape and steep hills covering an area of 183.89 kms with grassy meadows and dense tropical forests. Residing tribal communities around the park offer a mysterious but interesting culture. The park has a beautiful composition of the steep hills, dense tropical forests and grass meadows dotting all over the park. The fresh green of sal and miscellaneous trees cover the whole park in spring season.
There are several small rivers and dams in the park which also forms artificial lakes within the park offer waterholes to the wild animals and birds. The Park is abundant with the wildlife Species. The tiger is the main attraction in the park but it is a matter of chance to spot them. The other animals which can be found out easily in the park include chital, sambhar, nilgai, kakar, sloth bear and wild boar. Waterholes in the park are the most potential hangout of wild animals at evening and dawn. A stretch of 111 km long road in the park is fine way for walking under the shadow of nature and enjoying easy access to remotest corners of the park. The towers built inside the park offer a direct view of animals’ hideouts and nature enveloping over the sea.
Hazaribagh Lake in the town is the popular picnic spot and an ideal place for water sports for locals and tourists. The beautiful Canary Hills near the town engrossing three small lakes and an observatory tower offer a panoramic view of entire town.
The finest time to visit the park is from October to March.
To get here:
Air: Ranchi (91 km) is the nearest airport offers domestic air service to the major cities such as Calcutta, Patna, Lucknow and Delhi.
Railhead: Koderma (59 km) is the nearest railway station with fine connection to other railway routes.
Road: Hazaribagh town located 19 km away from the park has the main bus station with the frequent bus facilities.
In the premise of park itself numerous accommodation facilities are available. Several other quality resorts and lodges are also available near the park.